Learn to Fly
May 20, 2019
Chester County Aviation is now located in Hangar 2 - just west of the Main Terminal Building. Our phone number is 610-384-9005. We are pleased to announce that we are now the Aircraft Maintenance Service for the field, so stop in and say hello!
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Joe Torrance - January
Jason Biber - January
Owen Pate - January
John King - February
Haley O'Donnell - May
Tom Tolento - February
Sal Anastasi - April
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NOTICE - Annual Aircraft Checkout
We require renter pilots to fly with a CCA instructor at least once per calendar year. You should select the most complex aircraft in which you are qualified - or use this opportunity to checkout in another make/model.
Aircraft Maintenance available at Chester County Aviation (CCA)!
We are pleased to offer maintenance service for single and light twin engine aircraft, to include oil changes and annual inspections. We also offer dynamic prop balancing and Corrosion X treatments. We offer flat rate pricing for your aircraft inspection, available for most general aviation aircraft. Our service will include a detailed briefing for you, the aircraft owner, of the discrepancies found during the inspection and an estimate of the cost to correct these discrepancies. We look forward to working with you for your aircraft maintenance needs. Call us at 610-384-9005.
NACO Approach Chart Price Increase -
we have been notified by our supplier of a price increase in the Terminal Procedures Publications (Approach Plates). The retail has gone from $5.95 to $9.50 per booklet. Apparently this is a result of the FAA contracting out the printing of these publications. For our subscription customers, we will continue to offer the 10% discount when you pre-authorize a credit card.
NACO Charts -
Do you update your charts on a regular basis? Chester County Aviation normally stocks the Chart Supplement (formerly AFDNE), Instrument Low Enroute (for most of the Eastern US) & Terminal Procedures NE1 through NE4 as well as the Sectional charts for Pennsylvania and the surrounding area and the PHL, NY and Baltimore/Washington Terminal Area charts. For our customers who place a standing order (with credit card) for aeronautical charts, your charts will be ready for pickup prior to the effective date and you will receive a 10% discount on your charts. Contact Steve for more details.
Washington DC Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) -
As of Feb. 17, 2009, the rule converting the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area ADIZ into the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area SFRA became effective. All pilots who operate within 60 nm of the DCA VOR are required to receive special awareness training, available at www.FAASafety.gov (select Featured Courses, course catalog, Washington DC SFRA). Within the 30 nm SFRA, pilots must file a flight plan, establish two-way radio communications with air traffic control, and operate the aircraft transponder on the transponder code assigned by air traffic. While the special awareness training is a one-time requirement, FAA strongly recommends that pilots review the online course from time to time.
Because MQS is about 78 nm from the DCA VOR, we ask all student and renter pilots to complete the course and provide the flight school a copy of your certificate.
Chester County Aviation,
located just west of Coatesville, is The Place for You to Learn to Fly in Southeastern Pennsylvania!
The insurance policy for Chester County Aviation rental aircraft has two very important restrictions.
First, the aircraft may not be operated on other than hard surface, paved runways, without a CCA CFI on board.
Second, the aircraft may not be operated outside the Continental United States. Besides the insurance restriction, the aircraft do not have the required FCC radio station license and most likely, you do not have the required FCC operator permit.
ATTENTION - - FLIGHT SCHOOL STUDENTS
Effective December 20, 2004, the US Transportation Security Administration implemented specific rules regarding flight training leading to an Airman Certificate or Additional Rating, for both US and foreign students/pilots.
- - For US Citizens:
Effective December 20, 2004, you must provide proof of US Citizenship prior to any flight training, defined as training which can be used toward a new certificate or rating. You will receive a logbook endorsement verifying your citizenship. Reference: 49 CFR 1552.3(i)(iv)
- - For Non-US Citizens:
If you are a Resident Alien, please speak with the Chief Flight Instructor and then go to: www.flightschoolcandidates.gov and follow the instructions to register, selecting Chester County Aviaiton as your school. Reference: 49 CFR 1552.3(i)(iv)
If you are not a Resident Alien and seek Vocational Training under an M-1 Visa, you must train at an FAA Designated Part 141 flight School, and we cannot train you at Chester County Aviation
Chester County Aviation
1 Earhart Drive, Suite 4, Coatesville, PA 19320